Hotel Durant Berkeley

ex. Hotel Durant, a Joie de Vivre hotel

2600 Durant Ave, Berkeley, United States, 94704  show map
 3 stars
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Hotel Durant Berkeley

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Sports activities

Golf course

Hiking

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge

 Meeting facilities

Meeting room

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

Overview

Hotel Durant Berkeley is a 3-star business property offering an air-conditioned accommodation steps away from Eastshore State Park, Tilden Regional Park and Tilden Park Little Farm. This revival building was refurbished in 2008.

The city center is 20 minute walking distance from the hotel. The property is about 5 minutes' walk of Robert Lowie Museum of Anthropology, Lawrence Hall of Science and Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology.

Theaters and museums are set within walking distance.

Hotel Durant Berkeley lies within 20 minutes’ drive to Oakland International airport.

Rooms

There are 143 guestrooms featuring Design Double Room, Premium Double Room and Executive Double Room equipped with flat-screen TV, an in-room safe, individual climate control, free Wi-Fi and a dressing area. Some rooms come with a view of San Francisco Bay. The guestrooms feature en suite bathrooms with a hairdryer, a shower and a bathtub along with coffee/tea makers and a small fridge and Spanish furniture.

Eat & Drink

Seafood dishes are served in the seasonal restaurant. The lounge bar stocks coffee, wines and tea to enjoy in a casual atmosphere.

A full breakfast is served at affordable prices. 

Services

Guests at Hotel Durant Berkeley are offered to use a cash machine, a baggage storage and a safe deposit box as well as concierge service, laundry and 24-hour reception.

Relax

The property features cots and video games for children.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

public parking is possible on site at USD 30 per day.

Year renovated:   2008.  Number of rooms:   143.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Express check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Safe deposit box
  • Smoke detectors
  • Multilingual staff
  • Service dogs allowed
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Sports & Fitness

  • Hiking
  • Golf course

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid city shuttle
  • Paid valet parking
  • Room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Limousine service
  • Dry cleaning
  • Laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Pet amenities available
  • Newspaper service
  • Wake up service

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Video games

Leisure facilities

  • Library
  • Television in lobby

Room view

  • Bay view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Heating
  • VIP room facilities
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-Bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Connecting rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Fan/Extractor

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Bathroom telephone

Kitchen facilities

  • Refrigerator

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding
  • Pillow top mattress

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Sound docking station
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor
  • Blackout curtains

Policies

Check-In

  • from  3 pm

Check-Out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

hotel Hotel Durant Berkeley Berkeley location
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Hotel Address:

2600 Durant Ave, Berkeley, United States, 94704

Get directions
City Center
  • Berkeley
    5000 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Berkeley
    2.4 mi
  • Train Stations
    400 ft
  • Bus stop
    700 ft
Restaurants
  • Henry's Restaurant - Hotel Durant (cuisine: American)
    100 ft
  • Top Dog Berkeley Southside (cuisine: American, Hot Dogs)
    300 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2008
  • Number of rooms:
    143

Rooms and availability

Hotel Durant Berkeley Premium Double Room Hotel informationHotel Durant Berkeley Premium Double Room Hotel informationHotel Durant Berkeley Premium Double Room Hotel information
Premium Double Room
Bed type: King Size bed
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  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Air conditioning
  • Bathtub
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    Premium Corner Double Room
    Bed type: Double Bed
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    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Air conditioning
    • Bathtub
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      Hotel Durant Berkeley Guest Room Hotel informationHotel Durant Berkeley Guest Room Hotel informationHotel Durant Berkeley Guest Room
      Guest Room
      Bed type: Double beds or Queen Size bed or King Size bed
      Size: 455 sq. feet
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      Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed

      Room facilities
        Hotel Durant Berkeley Deluxe Double Room Hotel informationHotel Durant Berkeley Deluxe Double Room Hotel informationHotel Durant Berkeley Deluxe Double Room
        Deluxe Double Room
        Bed type: Double beds
        Size: 305 sq. feet
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        Free WiFi, an iPod docking station, a flat-screen HD cable TV, designer bath amenities, a mini-refrigerator, a laptop safe, a hairdryer and ironing facilities are included. Select rooms offer unique views of university campus or the San Francisco Bay.

        Room facilities
          Hotel Durant Berkeley Design Double Room Hotel informationHotel Durant Berkeley Design Double Room Hotel informationHotel Durant Berkeley Design Double Room Hotel information
          Design Double Room
          Bed type: Queen Size bed
          Size: 240 sq. feet
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          • Bathtub
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          Free WiFi, an iPod docking station, a flat-screen HD cable TV, designer bath amenities, a mini-refrigerator, a laptop safe, a hairdryer and ironing facilities are included. Select rooms offer unique views of university campus or the San Francisco Bay.

          Room facilities
            Hotel Durant Berkeley Executive Double Room Hotel informationHotel Durant Berkeley Executive Double Room Hotel informationHotel Durant Berkeley Executive Double Room
            Executive Double Room
            Bed type: Queen Size bed or King Size bed or Double Bed
            Size: 220 sq. feet
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              How to reach hotel

              hotel Hotel Durant Berkeley Berkeley location
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              Hotel Address:

              2600 Durant Ave, Berkeley, United States, 94704

              Get directions
              City Center
              • Berkeley
                5000 ft
              Airports
              Train Stations
              • Berkeley
                2.4 mi
              • Train Stations
                400 ft
              • Bus stop
                700 ft
              Restaurants
              • Henry's Restaurant - Hotel Durant (cuisine: American)
                100 ft
              • Top Dog Berkeley Southside (cuisine: American, Hot Dogs)
                300 ft
              Hotel information
              • Check-In:
                from  3 pm
              • Check-Out:
                until  12 pm
              • Year renovated:
                2008
              • Number of rooms:
                143

              Hotel Durant Berkeley Location

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              What's nearby

              Sport related

              • Zellerbach Auditorium - 1400 ft
              • California Memorial Stadium - 1700 ft
              • Hearst Greek Theatre at UC - 2000 ft

              Monuments and Landmarks

              • Telegraph Avenue - 1000 ft

              Stadiums

              Museums

              • Pacific Film Archive - 400 ft
              • University Art Museum - 400 ft
              • Lawrence Hall of Science - 400 ft
              • Hall of Health - 3300 ft
              • Habitot Childrens Museum - 3700 ft

              Parks

              • People's Park - 700 ft

              Universities, Institutes

              • Saint Joseph of Arimathea College - 400 ft
              • Plant and Microbiol Biology - 400 ft
              • American Baptist Seminary - 1000 ft
              • University of California Berkeley - 1400 ft
              • Sante FE Institute - 1400 ft
              • Church Divinity School of Pac - 3000 ft
              • Pacific School of Religion - 3300 ft
              • Starr King School For Ministry - 3300 ft
              • Computer Technologies Program - 3300 ft
              • Dominican School of Philosophy - 3300 ft
              • Franciscan School of Theology - 3700 ft
              • Pacific and Asian-American Ctr - 3700 ft
              • New College-Advanced Christian - 3700 ft
              • Meiji College of Oriental Med - 3700 ft
              • University of California Ext - 4000 ft

              Arboretum, Green spaces, Zoos

              • University-California Botanicl - 400 ft

              Theaters

              • Greek Theater - 1700 ft

              College Campuses

              • Graduate Theological Union - GTU - 3000 ft

              Local Attractions

              • UC Botanical Garden at Berkeley - 1.1 mi
                200 Centennial Dr, Berkeley
              • Indian Rock Park - 1.8 mi
                950 Indian Rock Avenue, Berkeley
              • Regional Parks Botanic Garden - 2.1 mi
                Wildcat Canyon Rd, Berkeley
              • Berkeley Municipal Rose Garden - 1.3 mi
                1200 Euclid Avenue, Berkeley
              • Lake Anza - 1.9 mi
                Tilden Regional Park, Berkeley

              Near the hotelNear the hotel

              • Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology - 300 ft
                103 Kroeber Hall, Berkeley
              • Lawrence Hall of Science - 4900 ft
                1 Centennial Drive, Berkeley
              • Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive - 2300 ft
                2625 Durant Ave 2250, Berkeley

              Restaurants Nearby

              • Henry's Restaurant - Hotel Durant - 100 ft

                Address: 2600 Durant Ave
                Phone: (510) 845-8981

                52% likes this, based on 64 reviews
                Cuisine: American
                Price Range: USD 25 - USD 45

              • Top Dog - 300 ft

                Address: 2503 Hearst Ave
                Phone: (510) 843-1241

                75% likes this, based on 43 reviews
                Cuisine: American, Hot Dogs
                Price Range: USD 3 - USD 22

              • Thai Basil Cuisine - 500 ft

                Address: 2519 Durant Ave
                Phone: (510) 548-6692

                73% likes this, based on 47 reviews
                Cuisine: Thai

              • Top Dog Berkeley Southside - 300 ft

                Address: 2534 Durant Ave
                Phone: (510) 843-5967

                78% likes this, based on 57 reviews
                Cuisine: American, Hot Dogs
                Price Range: USD 2 - USD 12

              • LE Petit Cheval - 400 ft

                Address: 2600 Bancroft Way
                Phone: 510-704-8018

                52% likes this, based on 31 reviews
                Cuisine: French, Vietnamese

              Hotel information
              • Check-In:
                from  3 pm
              • Check-Out:
                until  12 pm
              • Year renovated:
                2008
              • Number of rooms:
                143
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              Hotel Durant Berkeley Reviews

              Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Hotel Durant Berkeley

              Average guest rating

              8.2out of 10
              Excellent
              Based on 81 reviews

              Rating by category:

              Service
              8.6
              Value
              7.3
              Rooms
              6.2
              Location
              9.4

              Individual guest reviews

              • Older travelers
                7.0

                Comfortable bed; location convenient to UC Berkeley

                The room and bathroom were very small. The room wasn't very quiet. The maid failed to clean the room during the 2-hr time frame we requested, so was still cleaning the room when we returned. The hotel is not as luxurious as the web photos convey.

              • Family with children
                8.8

                The facility was uniquely decorated and reflected well the history of the area. It was a great way to reacquaint myself about Berkeley, and teach my children about its history and culture.

              • Single
                7.0

                Comfortable, very very friendly and helpful staff, near campus, free wifi (slowish).

                hairs on towel and bathroom floor...

              • Couple
                8.2

                Very helpful & courteous staff, location in berkeley is excellent

                Its a very old hotel so has Very bad sound insulation, changed rooms 3 times but always a lot of noise from next door rooms or water pipes running outside the rooms

              • Family with children
                7.0

                Excellent location

                toilet set up not enough space (no space) to put personal toilertries

              • Older travelers
                7.8

                the staff was very nice and helpful

                the acoustic was terrible you can hear everything from the next rooms and corridor

              • Group of friends
                6.2

                It was really near center of cal, and as I had friends to visit, who are living there (in the university), it was easy to meet them and be near them. The hotel staff was really helpful and nice, they were trying to make us feel as welcome as they could. The room was big and spacious and the bathroom as well.

                Having in mind that hotel is in California, it would be expected to have a air conditioning system, however, this was not the case. There was just a that was supposed to keep the room cool, which didn't really help. Another issue that hotel could fix is the fact that the water pressure is really low so it took me more time than I spend usually under the shower to wash my hair etc.

              • Single
                7.8

                Liked the feel of the hotel, older building, large room.

                Bathrooms need updating. The elegance and attractiveness of older hotels is when the infrastructure is updated.

              • Single
                7.4

                The location and food

                The noise of those beside my room and up my room I can hear them walking and talking

              • Single
                10.0

                Very charming interior design, very nice setting

              • Family with children
                9.0

                Front Desk staff was extremely helpful and sharp.

                The room was excessively dark even with the lights on. The main light switch had been removed.

              • Single
                5.0

                Casual atomosfair in an academic environment near UCB.

                Historic and classic, but a little too old facilities for a comfortable stay.

              • Single
                6.6

                I was not pleased with the hotel. It was very poorly sound proofed. I could hear quite well the people on the floor above me walking across their room and also hear the room next door very readily. Bathroom was very small; sink was much smaller than standard size. The heat was by radiator and no controls so room was very warm. While window opened, it faced the delivery area of the neighboring dormitory so could hear trucks in the alley if I had left it open to cool the place. Some furnishings were old; desk was modern tacky computer desk which did not fit the decor at all.

              • Couple
                7.8

                Thin walls. Could the children above run around and the snoring man in the next room.

              • Group of friends
                10.0

                Very friendly folks.

                They should have free breakfast. Or at least free hot water, coffee, tea in the morning.

              How to reach hotel

              hotel Hotel Durant Berkeley Berkeley location
              Show big map »

              Hotel Address:

              2600 Durant Ave, Berkeley, United States, 94704

              Get directions
              City Center
              • Berkeley
                5000 ft
              Airports
              Train Stations
              • Berkeley
                2.4 mi
              • Train Stations
                400 ft
              • Bus stop
                700 ft
              Restaurants
              • Henry's Restaurant - Hotel Durant (cuisine: American)
                100 ft
              • Top Dog Berkeley Southside (cuisine: American, Hot Dogs)
                300 ft
              Hotel information
              • Check-In:
                from  3 pm
              • Check-Out:
                until  12 pm
              • Year renovated:
                2008
              • Number of rooms:
                143